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Saturday, November 19 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Developing Communities of Reflection on Whiteness: challenges and opportunities

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In the context of predominantly or traditionally white institutions (PWI/TWI), it would be impactful to create a cultural shift among instructors who identify as white or who benefit from whiteness. Moving past superficial DEIJ initiatives and dismantling harmful systems of oppression in higher education begins with understanding positionality. Understanding positionality requires reflection. This roundtable invites participants who have tried to initiate learning communities, communities of practice, reading groups, or other opportunities for reflection and discussion on the topic of positionality as a white person. What did you try? What worked? What resistance appeared? How did you address it?

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Tina Huey (she/her)

Associate Director of Faculty Development, University of Connecticut
I care about the civic and moral promise of education and the way instructors perceive their roles in it. I enjoy developing multi-modal learning using sound, video, and embodiment, including theatre pedagogy. I like to grow food. In eastern Connecticut this means growing fences (deer... Read More →

Saturday November 19, 2022 4:00pm - 4:45pm PST
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